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South Padre Island Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most South Padre Island hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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South Padre Island Vacation

South Padre Island Beach Vacation

Listen to the sound of waves hitting the shore and look out over the glistening waters during your South Padre Island vacation. If you need a break from daily life, a trip to South Padre Island is your ticket to fun and relaxation. We have a great range of South Padre Island packages to choose from. Book one near South Padre Island Beach, just 1 mile (1 km) from the downtown area, and live out your vacation dreams without blowing your budget.

Things You Should Know About South Padre Island

  • If you like a good party, make sure you time your South Padre Island vacation around Independence Day. Held on the 4th of July each year, it's an ideal opportunity to hang out with the locals and learn something about the vibe and culture of United States of America.
  • Before you set off, see if it's possible to convert some cash into U.S dollars. It never hurts to arrive in a foreign place with some local notes and coins in your travel wallet. Want to know an easy way to get more out of your budget? Our South Padre Island packages will save you loads of money and time!
  • With a population of approximately 2,900, you won't have any difficulty finding a few friendly faces to show you the sights of South Padre Island.
  • There are plenty of fantastic attractions to visit here, such as Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. If you want to stop by more great sights like this, lock in one of our South Padre Island vacation deals.

Save Time and Money with South Padre Island Packages

What is the best way to save money on my South Padre Island vacation?

The easiest way to stretch your budget (and save yourself some stress) is with our South Padre Island vacation packages. You're not short on choice, with 1,000,000 properties around the world and 550 partner air carriers to choose from with Expedia. And if you secure your trip now, you stand to save up to $583. There's nothing to worry about if your plans change at any point. Most reservations won't incur a cancellation fee.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to South Padre Island?

There are many accommodations to think about in South Padre Island. In the end, it comes down to your travel style. Perhaps you're imagining relaxing in condos for this trip, or maybe private vacation homes are more to your liking. There are also some highly rated apartments and hotels to consider here.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

It all depends on what kind of escape you want. South Padre Island vacation packages can include hotels and flights, or hotels, cars and flights, or flights and cars — or just one of these as a stand-alone. You can also throw in experiences and activities, so you can earn discounts on just about anything!

What are the best things to do in South Padre Island?

Vacations are the best time to challenge yourself with something new. Gain a new perspective on your trip to South Padre Island by taking advantage of the numerous experiences on offer. Popular activities here include:

For more options, check out our South Padre Island things to do page.



*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

What are the advantages of a road trip to South Padre Island? 

There’s nothing quite like a South Padre Island road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in South Padre Island or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our South Padre Island packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to South Padre Island? 

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to South Padre Island? 

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in South Padre Island. You can book all the road trip activities on your South Padre Island wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip to South Padre Island? 

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in South Padre Island. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.


Top South Padre Island Flight + Hotel Deals

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Best Lodging Options Near South Padre Island

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach $108
Reviewed on May 31, 2020
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach

7000 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
     
    4.1 of 5
    2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    The staff is very accommodating and attentive. They clean the place 24 hours to keep up with the beach sand and pool water. For a free breakfast it was pretty good, not just a lot of carbs. Easy walk to the beach. Great stay

    La Copa Inn Beach Hotel $120
    Reviewed on May 31, 2020
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    La Copa Inn Beach Hotel

    La Copa Inn Beach Hotel

    350 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
       
      4.0 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      I loved how it had its own beach access and the pool area was pretty spacious, also it had a small mini bar where they sold plenty of things.

      Pearl South Padre $143
      Reviewed on May 26, 2020
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      Pearl South Padre

      Pearl South Padre

      310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
         
        3.6 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Calling this a 4 star property is a bit of a stretch. It’s more of a 3 star resort. The location is great since it’s right on the beach. The pool is nice and big, but not in pristine condition. Everything seems to need a little updating and maintenance. I’m not saying it’s horrible, just more of ...

        Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island Beachfront $140
        Reviewed on May 31, 2020
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        Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island Beachfront

        Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island Beachfront

        7010 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
           
          4.3 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Rested for a week on an all-inclusive, we all liked it so much. Checked in ahead of time, the food was delicious but breakfasts a bit monotonous. The beach, pool, clean and beautiful, the rooms are also large and comfortable. Thank you!

          Courtyard by Marriott South Padre Island $134
          Reviewed on May 31, 2020
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          Courtyard by Marriott South Padre Island

          Courtyard by Marriott South Padre Island

          6700 PADRE BLVD, South Padre Island, TX
             
            4.2 of 5
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Everything about it was amazing , from the moment we got there up until we left

            Isla Grand Beach Resort $117
            Reviewed on May 28, 2020
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            Isla Grand Beach Resort

            Isla Grand Beach Resort

            500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX
               
              3.8 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              I have stayed here a few times years back, not my first choice for a hotel but It was clean and room was confortable. Hotel is outdated but the staff makes a great effort to keep everything in place, they are also very friendly

              Comfort Suites South Padre Island $99
              Reviewed on May 31, 2020
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              Comfort Suites South Padre Island

              Comfort Suites South Padre Island

              912 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
                 
                4.0 of 5
                2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                First the keys did not work, we went to fix it, later when this work and we opened the door the room was dirty , beds not made , it wasnt clean and ready for somebody else, but they gave us another clean room after that, we drove 10 hrs to get there and we were ready to rest but they deal nicely ...

                Best Western Beachside Inn $90
                Reviewed on May 29, 2020
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                Best Western Beachside Inn

                Best Western Beachside Inn

                4500 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
                   
                  4.5 of 5
                  2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  I like the location and the staff is really nice. We stayed two nights.

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